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WHO pushes for 'no name, only pictorial warnings' on tobacco product packets
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WHO pushes for 'no name, only pictorial warnings' on tobacco p...

In an attempt to reduce tobacco consumption across the world, the World Health Organisation has come up with an idea of plain packaging on tobacco products. Taking it up as a theme for 'World No Tobacco Day', WHO has started encouraging countries to ... DNA India, 18 hours ago
Bigger pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged The Nation Pakistan, 18 hours ago

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Why not quit smoking today?

Today is World No Tobacco Day, an international day organised by the World Health Organisation urging smokers to butt out. Each year the World Health Organisation (WHO) hosts World No Tobacco Day to encourage smokers to go a day without smoking ...
 Macleay Argus17 hours ago Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about  TheJournal.ie20 hours ago Senior citizens in Nepal organize May Day  Sify4 weeks ago

Countdown to polio-free Nigeria

polio Nigeria has a year and three months left before it will be fully certified polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), after experiencing the last case of the disease 21 months ago, precisely on July 24, 2014. Until then, the ...
 The Guardian Nigeria17 hours ago Polio-free world possible Gates CEO  Health-e1 week ago Polio cases could be wiped out within 12 months: WHO  Business Standard1 month ago

Zika Response Program Only 13 Percent Funded: WHO

The World Health Organization's Zika response program is only 13 percent funded, "severely" compromising efforts to combat the virus that is increasingly becoming a global threat, the UN agency said. But the significant funding gaps in the ...
 MedIndia15 hours ago WHO says Zika response plan only 13 percent funded  Breitbart.com1 day ago WHO: Zika response plan compromised as only 13pc funded  Malay Mail1 day ago

Tobacco: The plain truth

Smoking kills - according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills around six million people each year. More than five million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use (lung cancer and other respiratory diseases) and around ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News18 hours ago The burning truth  Deccan Herald1 day ago
Daily Mirror Sri Lanka

WAfrica better prepared to contain future Ebola outbreaks

PHOTO:AFP The World Health Organisation (WHO)'s Regional Director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti has said that West Africa is better prepared to tackle future outbreaks of Ebola. In an exclusive interview with VOA, Moeti noted that Liberia, ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 day ago Plain packaging a need of the hour  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 day ago Plain cigarette packaging helps combat smoking - WHO  Angola Press1 day ago New Zealand fourth happiest, richest, healthiest, and safest country in world  Yahoo!Xtra1 day ago
DNA India

Adopt plain packaging to halt tobacco epidemic: WHO

New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has on World No Tobacco Day this year called on all nations to be ready for plain packaging of tobacco products. Sharing her views on the same, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia, ...
 Yahoo! India1 day ago Tobacco kills 150 persons every hour in South East Asia  Equilibrio Informativo1 day ago Get ready for plain packaging of tobacco products  The Hindu2 days ago World No-Tobacco Day 2016: Doctors' bodies, health groups demand ban on sale of tobacco products on May 31  DNA India3 days ago

Promote plain packaging: WHO finds a way out to curb tobacco epidemic

In a bid to help cut down the perils associated with tobacco, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday urged the various stakeholders to make plain packaging of tobacco products mandatory across the world. The post Promote plain packaging: WHO finds a ...
 First Post.com1 day ago Plain packaging a way out to curb tobacco epidemic: WHO  Prokerala1 day ago Plain packaging may curb tobacco epidemic: WHO  The Statesman1 day ago WHO urges plain packaging to curb tobacco epidemic  The Statesman1 day ago
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Rio Olympics not to be moved or postponed: WHO

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: The World Health Organisation has shunned call made by over 150 medical experts and finally decided not to alter the location of Rio Olympics 2016 due to Zika virus. A day earlier, medical experts in an open letter ...
 ZeeNews.com2 days ago No changes in venue or schedule of Rio Olympics due to Zika outbreak, confirms WHO  IndiaTV News3 days ago WHO rejects calls to relocate Olympics over Zika fears  MSN India3 days ago Health experts warn WHO over Zika in Rio  Herald Sun3 days ago
Radio New Zealand

Olympics should proceed despite Zika threat - NZ expert

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is right to advise pushing forward with the Rio Olympics despite the Zika virus, a disease expert says. Mosquitos carry the Zika virus which has been linked with birth defects. Photo: 123RF More than 150 ...
 Radio New Zealand1 day ago Opinion: Olympics Should Nix Rio To Reduce Risk Of Zika Spreading To Africa  Uncova2 days ago WHO rejects calls to shift Olympics from Rio over Zika fears  Business Standard3 days ago WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears  One India2 days ago
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